Mental Health Notes
CMHA Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge (CMHA HKPR) has been selected as the recipient of the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award in the Not For Profit Category.
It’s not often that non-profit organizations are recognized for contributions to the local business scene, but that’s what’s happening east of Toronto as CMHA Durham is up for a prestigious award.
Over the past three years, there has been a change in health care between North Bay Regional Health Centre (NBRHC) and a community partner which has benefited more than 500 people needing crisis help.
The provincial Human Services and Justice Coordinating Committee (HSJCC) is hosting a free webinar Nov. 10 from noon to 1:30 p.m.
The Ontario Brain Institute (OBI) is accepting applications for the second round of the Evaluation Support Program, which aims to foster the use of evidence to inform how community services are run.
Two international experts in the fields of improvement science and implementation science discussed they use these approaches in their work. Their keynote presentation, made on Oct. 15, was hosted by the Provincial System Support Program at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.
EENet is currently seeking applications from communities of interest to enhance their work and improve Ontario’s mental health and addictions system. The application deadline is Nov. 13.
A new Statistics Canada report finds that immigrant women are more likely than Canadian-born counterparts to hold a university degree, yet often face higher levels of unemployment. In addition, university-educated immigrant women were more likely than Canadian-born women to report working in a job requiring less education.
The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness (COH)/Homelessness Hub has launched the Community Workspace on Homelessness – an interactive space for communities and by communities. This online platform will provide an opportunity for leaders, service providers and policymakers to share information, seek input and guidance from others, as well as have discussions around homelessness.
The Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario and the Right to Housing Coalition in Toronto are inviting people concerned about the lack of housing and rising homelessness to a march followed by an assembly on Nov. 20 to mark National Housing Day.